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Citrine
April 26th, 2010, 03:33 AM
Been steadfastly growing my hair out for a few years now (since 2008). Passed BSL a couple months back and am now making the journey to waist length. After reaching that I plan on donating ~10 inches to an aid organization that isn't Locks-Of-Love. Plenty of women here are opposed to donating their long hair, and they have every right to feel that way. Personally though, I feel incredibly selfish to not donate occasionally

Summer 2009:.
http://pics.livejournal.com/kittygirl35226/pic/00028b23/s320x240 (http://pics.livejournal.com/kittygirl35226/pic/00028b23/)
Just back from a trim, where the hairdresser straightened the length. Don't normally straighten or blow dry.

Today (April 2010):

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r16/marooned_sushi/th_003.jpg (http://s140.photobucket.com/albums/r16/marooned_sushi/?action=view&current=003.jpg)
Just washed, brushed quickly, and then snapped a pic.

Aditi
April 26th, 2010, 04:13 AM
I can't see your summer '09 pic but today's pic is very good, i can see that you have taken good care of your hair and are not far away from waist :)

beez1717
April 26th, 2010, 04:36 AM
I love the color of your hair. You should keep it that way. Also GREAT WORK!

Loreley
April 26th, 2010, 06:14 AM
Congrats on the progress! :)

Robbi Dehlinger
April 26th, 2010, 06:25 AM
Looks good!

tigr
April 26th, 2010, 08:47 AM
It looks great! Congratulations! :)

little_acorn
April 26th, 2010, 06:02 PM
Very nice, good progress!

mintyhot
April 26th, 2010, 06:10 PM
groovey! keep on growing :)

spidermom
April 26th, 2010, 06:15 PM
More power to you if you want to donate, but I must confess that I don't understand the "incredibly selfish" part. Your hair is really pretty, and I'm sure whoever you donate it to will be glad to get it.

Capybara
April 26th, 2010, 06:23 PM
Your hair looks lovely, great growth!

I agree with spidermom, someone will be extremely happy to receive your hair!

freckles
April 27th, 2010, 02:18 AM
nice progress :)

Citrine
April 27th, 2010, 10:49 PM
Thanks everyone for the compliments.
To Spidermom: the selfish comment comes from holding myself to high standards. I'm always looking for some way to contribute to the community or help people out, and since hair just keeps on growing I don't see a reason not to donate it. Also, I don't have waist length or longer as a hair-goal, so it's going to get cut at one point. Might as well chop off ten inches at one sitting rather than go in and get smaller cuts more often. Hope that explains it a little.

Debra83
April 27th, 2010, 11:44 PM
I donate money, but keeping my hair! Happy growing!

ArienEllariel
April 27th, 2010, 11:50 PM
It looks really nice. :)

katze666
April 28th, 2010, 05:38 AM
Beautiful color!

FrannyG
April 28th, 2010, 05:51 AM
Really nice progress! Your hair is beautiful. :blossom:

Liluri
April 28th, 2010, 06:44 AM
Great progress and lovely hair

GlassEyes
April 28th, 2010, 06:58 AM
Looks good.

However, I'll point out that most of use are just against people trying to FORCE them to donate, not the donation itself. If that's how you feel, go with it.

Also a caveat--I don't think that just because you have something nice means you have to donate it. If I have a nice car, I don't have to then donate one. I think you should do what you can for charities and such, but that doesn't mean you have to give up the things you're most fond of. There are other ways to help, like giving blood and volunteering and such.

VitaR86
April 28th, 2010, 07:14 AM
I've always wanted to donate my hair but I never had the nerve to do it.

ilovelonghair
April 28th, 2010, 07:49 AM
Lots of progress!